The median contractor rate for a Radio Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Radio Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 606 572
Rank change year-on-year +45 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 16 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.040% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.042% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 15
Median daily rate £288 £265 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.49% +1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £323 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £265 £250
% change year-on-year +43.39% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Radio Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Radio Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Engineer in England

Radio Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Radio Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Engineer in England

Radio Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Engineer in England

Radio Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 11 - -
London +33 4 £290 -10.76%
Yorkshire +14 1 £260 -1.88%
Radio Engineer
UK

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Radio Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Radio Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (52.94%) LTE
2 12 (35.29%) 3G
2 12 (35.29%) 4G
3 11 (32.35%) Bluetooth
4 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 9 (26.47%) 2G
6 8 (23.53%) RFID
6 8 (23.53%) UMTS
6 8 (23.53%) WLAN
7 7 (20.59%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (20.59%) GSM
7 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
7 7 (20.59%) Nokia
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) NFC
8 5 (14.71%) Huawei
8 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
8 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (14.71%) Wireless
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) VoLTE
9 3 (8.82%) Mapinfo
9 3 (8.82%) GPRS
9 3 (8.82%) MS Office
9 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) C
9 3 (8.82%) Electronics
9 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (5.88%) HSPA
10 2 (5.88%) Git (software)

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) LTE
2 12 (35.29%) 3G
2 12 (35.29%) 4G
3 11 (32.35%) Bluetooth
4 9 (26.47%) 2G
5 8 (23.53%) RFID
5 8 (23.53%) UMTS
5 8 (23.53%) WLAN
6 7 (20.59%) GSM
6 7 (20.59%) NFC
6 7 (20.59%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
7 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) GPRS
8 3 (8.82%) VoLTE
9 2 (5.88%) HSPA
10 1 (2.94%) TETRA
10 1 (2.94%) WiMAX
10 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
2 2 (5.88%) Physics
2 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.94%) People Management
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) TDD
3 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
1 7 (20.59%) Nokia
2 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 3 (8.82%) Mapinfo
3 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) Samsung
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